Prieur Family History
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Prieur Name Meaning
French: from Old French pri(o)ur ‘prior’, a monastic official immediately subordinate to an abbot (from Latin prior ‘superior’), hence a nickname or occupational name, which probably most often originated as an occupational name for a servant of a prior.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Prior, Payeur, Priest, Paseur, Riehm, Pater, Lier, Trier, Priem